Effie T. Kurt-Porter 1919 - 2007 Lawrence
Effie T. Kurt-Porter, 87, Lawrence, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, in Lawrence from natural causes. There will be no services, at her request.She was born Oct. 6, 1919, in Jackson, Mich., the daughter of Samuel Boyd and Clara W. Teeters. She attended Iowa State University and the University of Tulsa, Okla.Mrs. Kurt-Porter was a homemaker. She was a schoolteacher in Bartlesville, Okla., from 1971 until she retired in 1986.She married Robert Charles Kurt on June 27, 1942, in Chicago. He died in August 1978. She married Earl B. Porter on Jan. 9, 1988, in Bartlesville, Okla. He died in March 2002.Survivors include three sons, Carl E. Kurt, Lawrence, Boyd E. Kurt, Charlotte, N.C., and Jack C. Kurt, Palm Desert, Calif.; a sister, Betsy Beland, Tampa, Fla.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to a children's educational institution of the donor's choice.